Over the last few weeks, I've noticed more folks pointing out a paradox that has been driving me nuts. As many companies embrace open innovation and culture, there is one incredibly successful holdout: Apple. Three articles on the subject here, here, and here.
In the past, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Europeans have objected to the Google book scanning project and the proposed settlement. The reasons I've heard for the objection include the absence of protection for moral rights in the U.S., that foreign works published in the U.S. may not... Read more